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Sep 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
using chemical signals called neurotransmitters. the this circuit helps us to repeat the behaviors that make us happy while avoiding those that make us miserable. but as any adult knows, pleasure is not always good for you. tonight we'll also explore particularly dangerous forms of pleasure-seeking, addiction. long considered to be a moral weakness, addiction is now understood to be a biological disease. finally, we will explore the role that emotions play in decision-making and social interaction. next month, in part two of the emotional brain, we will turn our focus to negative emotions such as fear and anxiety. joining us tonight, a group of scientists who have devoted their lives to understanding the emotional brain. daniel salzman, he studies how the brain assigns an emotional value to the information that it receives from the five senses. he is an assistant professor of sky tri and neuroscience at columbia university. wolfram schultz. he studies how the brain's reward systems affect decision-making and learning. he is a professor of neuroscience at cambridge university and a
WHUT
Sep 1, 2010 6:30pm EDT
day. there heroic grass-roots efforts show the cooperation that is possible and should inspire us all. in addition, these are two leaders who, i believe, want peace. both sides have indicated these negotiations can be completed within one year. as i told each of them today, this moment of opportunity may not seem to come again. they cannot afford to let it slip away. now is the time for leaders of courage and vision to deliver the peace there people deserve. >> united states has marked a formal and u.s. combat role in iraq after seven years, which toppled saddam hussein and produce free elections, although no agreement on a government. president obama has said the u.s. paid a huge price to put its future -- to put iraq's future in its people's hands. we have this. >> live from the white house, the president who never supported the war declared its end. >> in announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqi people now have the responsibility for the security of their country. >> more than 4400 american dead, the cost of overt $7
WHUT
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
astro physicists to understand the very essence of the universe. what does science tell us about our place in the cosmos? where do we fit in to the universe? in the first of a two-part series, we'll ask the authors of the view from the center of the universe, dr. joel primack and nancy ellen abrahams. if. for such a small if i live to a hundred. if social security isn't enough. if my heart gets broken. if she says yes. we believe if should never hold you back. if should be managed with a plan that builds on what you already have. together we can create a personal safety net, a launching pad, for all those brilliant ifs in the middle of life. you can call on our expertise and get guarantees for the if in life. after all, we're metlife. >>> welcome to both of you. pleasure to see you. >> thank you. >> your book, the view from the center of the universe, the subtitle is, discovering our extraordinariy place in the cosmos, is a tour of the universe. it's ambitious and i think it's fulfilled. and it's great to have you here. >> delighted to be here. thank you very having us. >> the assump
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Sep 1, 2010 7:00am EDT
admission that he used alcohol as it fought to cope with the stresses and strains of the job. publishers will hope that in sites like that make his book a best seller across the world. >> this is "gmt." coming up, ready to talk? president obama prepares to meet israeli and palestinian leaders at the white house. the u.n. has raised the alarm over children caught in the floods in pakistan. chris morris traveled to a u.n. supported relief camp in southern pakistan. >> line into the flood zone, the head of the u.n. children's fund. how many children are suffering down there? when can they go back to school? at a relief camp on the ground, people are waiting patiently for supplies as visitors from the united nations arrived, a school that has and taken over by the emergency relief effort. >> from the himalayas to the sea, thousands of school buildings have been damaged or destroyed. even places that have survived have served as temporary relief camps. there are few places in the flood zone where the children can go to school. >> inside there is one room where the children can be themselves,
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